Associate Scientist - Bioassay (Immunology)

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Biological Sciences
  3. United States
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Posting date: 30 Aug 2019

Proclinical is currently recruiting for an Associate Scientist for a biotechnology company located in Cambridge, MA. Successful candidate will be a part of our Drug Discovery teams leading projects to apply our ACTR (Antibody Coupled T-cell Receptor) technology against different cancer indications.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Use and develop immunoassays and bioassays to enhance understanding of key attributes in support of cell therapy process and product development and characterization.
  • Participate in activities to support Unum's pipeline within established timelines and ensure data quality and integrity
  • Participate in design and execution of experiments and complete laboratory testing.
  • Analyze and present experimental data at departmental and company meetings.
  • Follow good documentation and review practices, and effectively communicate scientific results in presentations and written reports.
  • Draft standard operating procedures and test protocols in support of analytical development.

Skills and Requirements:

  • MS in Cell and Molecular Biology, Biology or related discipline with 1-3 years' or BS with 4-7 years' experience in development of bioanalytical methods.
  • Cellular biology or Immunology experience including working knowledge of multicolor flow cytometry and cell-based assay development is required.
  • Previous experience in biopharmaceuticals industry is highly desired.
  • Experience in cell therapy, T-cell biology, and immunophenotyping is highly desired.
  • Experience with bioanalytical techniques such as ELISA, MSD, cytometric bead array, ELISpot and cell imaging is preferred.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills including the ability to document, organize, and present experimental data, and conclusions in concise and logical manner within function are required.
  • Working knowledge of ICH Guidelines for Bioanalytical method validation is preferred.
  • Experience with quality systems and electronic lab notebooks is desirable.
  • Familiarity with data analysis tools such as FlowJo, FACSDiva, GraphPad Prism, Softmax, Stat-Ease Design-Expert, and JMP software is desirable.

To Apply:

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Proclinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.